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Marketing SC Goods

August 7, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Ben and Andie Edwards

Ben and Andie Edwards Credit Mike Switzer/SC Public Radio Every state is naturally proud of its local companies, local products, artisans and crafts people. So why shouldn’t each state have its own online store to feature them? When our next guests became frustrated in...

Gulf Coast Spiny Soft-Shelled Turtle

August 7, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
A Gulf Coast Spiny Softshell turtle.

The long, needle-like nose is a good identifying characteristic for this turtle.

The Return of Hemp

August 6, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Bails of hemp at a warehouse of the Columbian Rope Company, Auburn, NY, August 6, 1918.

(Originally broadcast 04/19/18) - Hemp was once one of the crops grown in South Carolina and exported to the world. That changed, however, when enforcement of the Marihuana Tax Act of 1937 effectively made possession or transfer of hemp illegal throughout the United States...

SC Lede: The Politics Of Gun Violence

August 6, 2019 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
Gavin Jackson (l) with Meg Kinnard and Jamie Lovegrove (r) on Monday, August 5, 2019.

On this episode of South Carolina Lede , we look at the intersection of gun violence and politics following the recent mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas. Host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Associated Press' Meg Kinnard and The Post and Courier's Jamie...

Teen Brain Development & Alcohol and Marijuana Use

August 6, 2019 - Posted in Health by Bobbi Conner
Dr. Lindsay Squeglia

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Lindsay Squeglia about teen brain development and the impact from alcohol and marijuana use during the teen years. Dr. Squeglia is a Clinical Neuropsychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral...

The Bob and Betsy Campbell Museum of Natural History

August 5, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Sean Flynn
Museum of Natural History

"Making It Grow" visits the The Bob and Betsy Campbell Museum of Natural History on the campus of Clemson University to learn how they display animals from South Carolina and also the rest of the world.The museum is also home to the University’s herbarium containing more...

SC Department of Juvenile Justice | Giving Youth a Second Chance

August 5, 2019 - Posted in SCETV Regionals by RoseCatherine James
Student at DJJ

The South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice 's goal is to protect the public and reclaim juveniles through prevention, community programs, education, and rehabilitative services in the least restrictive environment possible. They work toward that goal by providing a G...

Don't Be Too Tough on the Polls. It's Actually Not Their Fault

August 5, 2019 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Scott Morgan
Poll responses

After 2016, some lost their faith in election polls. Turns out, that mistrust is somewhat misguided. Credit Scott Morgan / South Carolina Public Radio The 2016 presidential election was, by any account, notable. It was also largely a surprise how it turned out. Regardless...

Making It Grow Extra: Carolina Bays

August 5, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Alfred Turner
Making It Grow Minute Extra logo

Dr. John Nelson of the AC Moore Herbarium joins Clemson Extension Agent and the host of Making It Grow , Amanda McNulty, to talk about Carolina Bays.

Bringing Barbados to Your Classroom

August 4, 2019 - Posted in Education by Stephanie Frazier
Graphics of LearningWhy website, Beyond Barbados documentary and students in a classroom

On June 20, ETV premiered a one-hour documentary exploring the history and cultural connections between Barbados and South Carolina. Beyond Barbados: The Carolina Connection traces the extensive ties between the colonization of South Carolina and the West Indian island.

Revving Up Your Leadership Engine for This Year!

August 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Albert Robertson
image of 'potential' gauge

From our Educator Guest Blogger Series Summer is often a time of reflection for me as a teacher and educational leader. This summer, I’ve been doing lots of thinking on the role of the leaders in our schools and in district leadership roles — our principals, our assistant...

ETV Program Highlights for August 2019

August 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Jonathan Faulk
Image from Reconnecting Roots

In August, look for NEW episodes of MOLLY OF DENALI, DINOSAUR TRAIN and LET’S GO LUNA! Reconnecting Roots continues! It’s a new series that explores the last 150 years of American progress, culture and innovation, through interviews with Americans reconnecting to lessons...

EOC: Ten School Districts Added to Year 2 of eLearning Pilot

August 3, 2019 - Posted in Education by Bette Jamison
South Carolina Education Oversight Committee

This month, the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) announced that ten additional school districts have been approved to use eLearning days for school make-up days. A total of 15 districts in the state will participate in the program in the upcoming school year, including...

Discovering Schweinitz's Sunflower

August 3, 2019 - Posted in Making it Grow by Alfred Turner
Making It Grow logo

Hello Gardeners, I’m Amanda McNulty with Clemson Extension and Making It Grow . The Schweinitz sunflower was named for Lewis David de Scweinitz, an American botanist with important German connections. Born in Pennsylvania, he was a descendant of the founder of the Moravian...

The End of the Road

August 2, 2019 - Posted in ETV Endowment Interns by Sean Scott
Williams-Brice Stadium is right beside SC ETV

After 10 long, sometimes grueling (othertimes definitely not) weeks, the time has come; the end of my ETV internship is here. Before I wrap up and put a bow on this summer, I have to recap the final week first. It's been another pretty slow week here at the office with...